Tam Hunt

Tam Hunt is a lawyer and writer based on the Big Island.

Looking For An Economic Transformation? Think ‘Big Island Green’ Aramis Photography

Looking For An Economic Transformation? Think ‘Big Island Green’

How to restart the kamaaina economy, improve resilience, self-sufficiency, and reduce our environmental footprint.

Learning To Breathe With COVID-19 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Learning To Breathe With COVID-19

We can and should get back to normal life while still being cautious.

A Call For Resiliency And Sustainability On The Big Island Flickr: E Palen

A Call For Resiliency And Sustainability On The Big Island

Without serious transformation, island society would last less than a week before it collapsed due to a disaster.

We Need Better Renewable Energy Siting Guidelines Cory Lum/Civil Beat

We Need Better Renewable Energy Siting Guidelines

Poorly planned green energy projects can tear Hawaii communities apart.

Hawaii County Leading The Way On Climate Change Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hawaii County Leading The Way On Climate Change

Local governments around the world are stepping up and showing that they can achieve serious collective actions.

Mauna Kea Protectors, Please Turn Your Gaze To Pohakuloa Flickr: 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Div

Mauna Kea Protectors, Please Turn Your Gaze To Pohakuloa

U.S. military training activities dwarf any potential harm to the aina caused by telescopes.

A Future Letter To The President: Can Love Be A Foreign Policy? Flickr/Keith Kissel

A Future Letter To The President: Can Love Be A Foreign Policy?

Looking past the election to next spring, this writer poses a policy change for our likely next president — a change with global implications.

Trump’s Finger On The Button? No Thanks DonkeyHotey via Flickr

Trump’s Finger On The Button? No Thanks

The propensity of Republican presidents to wage war combined with the unpredictable and inexperienced Trump could add up to disaster.